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Annual Christmas Festival brightens courthouse square

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By Alton Mitchell Photos by Pamela Holloway The past weekend was one that brought an abundance of life to the Courthouse Square in downtown LaFaytte. Hundreds of residents from LaFayette and other areas of Chambers County descended on the square for the annual Christmas on the Square festival and the events offered this year proved […]

Langley named Logger of the Year

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Chris Langley of Camp Hill, Alabama, has been named the 2017 Outstanding Alabama Logger of the Year, by the Alabama Loggers Council and the Alabama Forestry Association. Langley’s operation, Chris Langley Timber & Management, Inc., is comprised of three crews and has a maintenance program designed to keep his equipment running and the wood flowing […]

Jail renovation to start in Feb.

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent There are major changes on tap for the Chambers County Detention Facility on the horizon. The changes that are set to begin in the coming months will update the facility and create more space for the detention facility ahead of a future need that may be decades down the line. Major […]

2 dead, 9 shot at Lanett nightclub

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By Alton Mitchell Corespondent A night of fun and partying took a violent twist at a popular Lanett nightclub early Sunday. As party goers to Club Addiction enjoyed the tunes of music and drinks violence was looming in the air of the small nightclub located just off Highway 50. At some point in the early […]

3-year old falls in restaurant grease pit, dies

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A preliminary investigation by Auburn Police Division determined that Sadie Grace Andrews, age 3, died as a result of falling into a grease trap in a grassy area near the restaurant drive-through on Saturday, October 14. Officers responded at about 12:45 p.m. and arrived as CPR was being performed on the child. APD Officers continued […]

Flooding, rains hammer Chambers County

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Tropical moisture has been no stranger to the Chambers County area this season. As storms such as Harvey and Irma have left their mark on the region the latest Nate left a significant mark across the area on Sunday and Monday, by dropping torrential amounts of rain that left some parts […]

LHS prepares for homecoming

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12th Grade Queen Representatives The Bulldogs are on a four game winning streak and are preparing for a big region game this week against the Horseshoe Bend Generals. The festivities start on Thursday with the annual Homecoming Parade.The parade consists of the annual Homecoming Court, the LaFayette High Marching Bulldogs Band, the LaFayette Bulldogs Varsity, Jr. High […]